1999 Recognition Award Winners
CNH Tractor Plant in Racine (formerly Case Corporation)
CNH Tractor Plant has improved efficiency and reduced VOC emissions from 1996 to 1999 by 68 percent (from 71 to 23 tons). It also deserves special recognition for developing an approved process to quantify and recognize voluntary VOC reductions from industrial sources.
PPG voluntarily changed its coatings and resins manufacturing facility in Oak Creek during 1998 and 1999 and reduced 83 tons per year of VOC emissions.
University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
UW-Milwaukee established an alternative parking and commuter transportation program which encourages employees to choose public transit over “solo” driving for their work and travel. Over 700 UW-Milwaukee employees participate in this program.
Peter Beitzel, Chair of Wisconsin Partners for Clean Air and Vice President of Business Development at the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce received special recognition for his commitment to Wisconsin Partners for Clean Air. Mr. Beitzel’s leadership and dedication has helped move this coalition forward from its inception (in December 1996) into this new millennium.